Defence minister conducts final breakthrough blast of Sela tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh

Defence minister conducts final breakthrough blast of Sela tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh virtually conducted the final breakthrough blast of the Sela tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh and flagged of a 20,000-km-long motorcycle expedition of the BRO on Thursday. The virtual breakthrough blast and the flagging-off were conducted by the minister at the National War Memorial here. Singh said the Sela tunnel will be the world's largest bi-lane tunnel at an altitude of more than 13,000 feet. He also lauded the work done by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) while handling this project. ALSO READ: India rejects China’s opposition to Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s recent Arunachal trip The tunnel will not only strengthen national security, but also augment the transportation facilities for the local people and consequently, boost their socio-economic conditions, he said. "This tunnel, which has been made with …
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